Uriel Felsen from Montefiore Health System: Refusal Rates of HIV Tests Prove Challenging for Health Care Professionals

Strategic Alliance Partnership | <b>Montefiore</b>

Many patients treated in the emergency department refuse the offer of HIV testing. The offer is required in New York. In the Bronx, Uriel Felsen, MD, of Montefiore Health System offers some tips on how to get patients to says yes. In a study, Felsen and colleagues found patients are more amenable to the test after they are admitted.

Many patients treated in the emergency department refuse the offer of HIV testing. The offer is required in New York. In the Bronx, Uriel Felsen, MD, of Montefiore Health System offers some tips on how to get patients to says yes. In a study, Felsen and colleagues found patients are more amenable to the test after they are admitted.